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UNDP Legal Framework for Addressing Non-Compliance with UN Standards of Conduct
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Chapter X: Disciplinary measures and Chapter XI: Appeals
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UNDP Legal Framework for Addressing Non-Compliance with UN Standards of Conduct

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Language English | Español | Français
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Focal Point
Simon Hannaford,Robert Nadelson
Effective Date
09/06/2022
Planned Review Date
08/06/2025
Summary of Changes/Comments
June 09, 2022 - The UNDP Legal Framework for Addressing Non-Compliance with UN Standards of Conduct has been updated to reflect the following changes: (1) Deleting the reference to Resident Coordinators; (2) Updating the name of BMS/OLS and BMS/OHR; (3) Expanding the existing requirement to inform victims of harassment to include victims of sexual exploitation and abuse; (4) Clarifying the general obligation to report allegations of misconduct; (5) Clarifying that where the subject has separated from service after being charged with misconduct but before the imposition of a disciplinary sanction, BMS/OLS may include the matter without the subject’s response to the charges if the subject fails to provide their response within the deadline.

November 11, 2020 - The Legal Framework for Addressing Non-Compliance with UN Standards of Conduct is available in Spanish. To access the document, click on the Spanish language tab.

October 24, 2019 - The Legal Framework for Addressing Non-Compliance with UN Standards of Conduct is available in French. To access the document, click on the French language tab.

March 29, 2018 - The Legal Framework was revised to incorporate developments and lessons learned from the practice of handling allegations of misconduct. Changes regard: (1) the means to expedite the handling of such allegations; (2) the roles and responsibilities of different members of senior management in the process; (3) clarifications on anticipated timeframes for staff; (4) clarifications on application of certain disciplinary sanctions and non-disciplinary measures; (5) action taken and decision-taking authority at each stage of an investigation and/or disciplinary proceedings when a staff member may separate, and (6) updated links and information about various resources available to staff members in matters concerning allegations of misconduct.

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